TriOperas Review

Peacock Theatre  – until 1 July 2018 Reviewed by Sharon Hinds Kennedy 3*** Plenty of Pazazz but don’t expect Covent Garden! Three tales of love and death are rattled through; subtleties are all dispensed with in favour of acrobatics. Carmen goes trampolining to avoid arrest. A libretto at times crude: Carmen wants to get her […]

Summer Holiday The Musical Review

Grand Opera House York  – until Saturday 2nd June 2018. Reviewed by Michelle Richardson 3*** This week the touring production of Summer Holiday The Musical, has hit the beautiful city of York. Based on the 1960’s iconic film starring Cliff Richard, it promised to be the feel-good musical of the year, bringing us music, fun […]

Birdsong Review

Kings Theatre, Glasgow – until 2 June 2018 Reviewed by Linda McLaughlan 5***** One of the most moving, emotional performances adapted for the stage I have watched in a long time. The reality of what soldiers went through during the lead up to the Great War and the Somme was brought to minds of everyone […]

This House Review

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield – until Saturday 2nd June 2018 Reviewed by Melanie Torley 4**** This House is set in 1974 and writer James Graham takes us through the political turmoil of a hung Government and Labour’s struggle to stay in power with the narrowest of seats. It’s a fictional account but has been inspired by […]

Full casting confirmed for End Of The Pier at Park Theatre

Park Theatre presents the World Premiere ofEND OF THE PIER 11 July – 11 August 2018| Park Theatre Les Dennis, Nitin Ganatra, Tala Gouveia and Blake Harrison are to star in powerful new black comedy End Of The Pier, coming to Park Theatre from 11 July. As a former national treasure begins to reflect on his fading career and embrace his dimming stardom, […]

The Rink Review

Southwark Playhouse – until 23 June Reviewed by Claire Roderick 5***** It’s lucky that Southwark Playhouse is relocating, because this magnificent production of the Rink is guaranteed to blow the roof of this building at every performance. Last seen in London nearly 20 years ago, Kander and Ebb’s boardwalk musical is a must see. Set […]